Jack Ridgway

Jack is an experienced Costs Lawyer at Bolt Burdon Kemp, having previously gained experience at two leading national costs firms before joining us in March 2013.  He is a member of the Association of Costs Lawyers and Associate Member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

Jack graduated from Canterbury Christchurch University where he read Law (LL.B).  Whilst at University, Jack also gained experience as a mediator with The Mediation Service.  His negotiation experience was with the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, placing first in the Southern regional heat of the College of Law negotiation competition 2010 and finishing in the top 5 nationally.

His career began as a Costs Draftsman in 2011 whereby he gained experience in all forms of personal injury costs before moving to a national solicitor’s firm which specialised in costs.  There he gained a wider experience with exposure to commercial, court of protection, probate and Solicitor/Client costs as well as advocacy at Case Management Conferences, Application Hearings and Detailed Assessment.

The wide range of clients and matters Jack has been exposed to provides the perspective required to allow him to tailor his approach and strategy as appropriate for the case at hand.  It has also provided him with a wide range of experience before the High Court, Queen’s Bench Division and various District Judges across the South East, East Anglia, West Country and Midlands.

Jack has experience in dealing with abuse, clinical negligence, commercial litigation, the Court of Protection, design rights, international disputes, military claims, patent disputes, personal injury, probate and Solicitor and Own Client assessments.